BIG STONE GAP — Union’s front line provided the punch it needed to claim a share of the Mountain 7 District volleyball championship Thursday.
WISE — The Virginia-Wise men’s and women’s basketball teams have plenty of motivation heading into the 2018-19 season.
The relentlessness of Gate City’s Luke Reed helped the sophomore earn this week’s top honor for Southwest Virginia.
Union, which has already clinched the district’s No. 1 seed for the Region 2D tournament, can clinch at least a share of the Mountain 7 title with a win over John Battle on Thursday.
The J.I. Burton Hall of Fame Class of 2018 includes the former voice of the Raiders for over two decades, the leader of the football chain gang for over four decades and solid athletes from several decades.
Virginia-Wise’s defense dominated from the start, the offense took advantage of its opportunities and the Cavaliers won their second straight game.
The Raiders and Golden Wave swapped scores throughout the night until Burton’s defense made back-to-back stops that would turn the tide.
NORTON — Friday’s Grundy at J.I. Burton contest is not a typical rivalry game.
Avery Jenkins started slow in last Friday night’s 42-7 win in the Brawl for the Bucket. Then the second quarter began.
Union posted a team score of 303 — 23 strokes better than second-place Wilson Memorial — to win the first VHSL Class 2 golf championship in school history Tuesday at Lonesome Pine Country Club.